the mighty mitochondria
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
The Mighty Mitochondria

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 14

The Mighty Mitochondria - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 105 Views
  • Uploaded on

The Mighty Mitochondria. Created By: Khadija. Where Am I Found?. I have my own DNA (mDNA). I am thought to have derived from a bacteria-like cell, which incorporated into eukaryotic cells. Eukaryotic cells are cells with membrane bound organelles (cell parts) that have a formal nucleus.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'The Mighty Mitochondria' - anoush


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
the mighty mitochondria

The Mighty Mitochondria

Created By: Khadija

where am i found
Where Am I Found?
  • I have my own DNA (mDNA).
  • I am thought to have derived from a bacteria-like cell, which incorporated into eukaryotic cells.
    • Eukaryotic cells are cells with membrane bound organelles (cell parts) that have a formal nucleus.
  • I am found in eukaryotic cells, like plant and animal cells.
what do i look like
What Do I Look Like?

(Inner Membrane) Cristae

Matrix

(Fluid)

Outer Membrane

i am the powerhouse of the cell
I Am the “Powerhouse” of the Cell
  • I supply energy to the cell through the process of cellular respiration.
  • This occurs in my cristae (inner membrane).
  • The energy I produce is in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate).
how s the energy formed
How’s the Energy Formed?
  • ATP is formed in electron transport chain.
  • The ETC transfers protons (H+) from the inner compartment to the outer.
  • As the protons flow back to the inner compartment, the energy of their movement is used to add phosphate to ADP (adenosine diphosphate), forming ATP.
what does this look like
cyt c

Q

8

7

6

5

3

4

4

2

2

1

9

ATP

ADP + Pi

What Does This Look Like?

Click here to know more…

H+

H+

H+

H+

H+

2H+

1/2O2

NAD

H+

OH-

OH-

H+

H2O

10

NADH

H2O

H2O

without the mitochondria
Without the Mitochondria…
  • Cells wouldn’t have enough energy to survive.

Cardiac Cells

when your cells die
When Your Cells Die…
  • Tissues die.

Cardiac Tissue

when tissues die
When Tissues Die…
  • Organs fail.

Example: The Heart stops beating.

without your organs functioning
Without Your Organs Functioning…
  • You’ll keel over and die.

If only I had enough energy to stay on the wall!

so why am i important
So Why Am I Important?
  • It’s all connected.
  • If one level fails, all levels fail.
  • You’re made of organ systems that are made of organs that are made of tissues that are made of cells that are made of organelles like me, the “Mighty Mitochondria.” If I fail, you fail, or should I say, die!
works cited
Works Cited
  • Microsoft Office ClipArt

http://office.microsoft.com/clipart/default.aspx?lc=en-us

  • Structure and Function in Cell Biology

http://darwin.nmsu.edu/~molbio/cell/Organelle.html

  • The Biology Project: Cell Biology

www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/cell_bio.html

ad